Cylinder Hull

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A Cylinder Hull is a kind of ship structure, fuselage, chassis, or hull.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Cylinder Hulls are a very common hull for space-dedicated hulls not intending to make planetfall. The hull can be designed with considerable structural integrity.

Image Repository[edit]

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History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Ring Hulls are more commonly used on space stations than on drive-equipped hulls. Spin Habitats are a common feature before the advent of practical gravity control technology in TL:10-12.

Selected Craft Using Cylinder Hulls[edit]

66 Representative Cylinder Hull configuration ships

Class Superclass Tons TL Origin Jump G Canon
Class Superclass Tons TL Origin Jump G Canon
4-C/D class Automated Interdiction Satellite WAI 300 14 Third Imperium 0 0.25 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Agrippa class Destroyer Escort DE 1,000 11 Terran Confederation 2 6 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Akkigish class Subsidized Merchant R2 400 10 Ziru Sirka 2 3.45 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan starship design.
Anjou class Freighter AL 440 14 Third Imperium 2 2 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Arachnae class System Defense Boat Tender VTD 5,000 14 Third Imperium 1 2 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Avian class Far Trader A2 200 11 Third Imperium 2 2 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Balaanii class Merchant Freighter MC 10,000 12 Third Imperium 1 1 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Brutus class Ship Transporter TV 30,000 11 Distant Fringe 2 1 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Bullfrog class Fighter Tender VL 7,000 14 Third Imperium 1 2 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan starship design.
C-7 class Scout SL 100 11 Chanestin Kingdom 2 5 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Caine class
Troop Transport
IT 6,000 11 Distant Fringe 2 2 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Carrack class Tramp Liner A1 800 10 Caliphate of Estalia 1 1 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Caryatid class System Defense Boat HSDB 500 14 Third Imperium 0 5 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Charming class Battleship BA 390,000 12 Old Worlds 3 4 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Ciri class Laboratory Ship LS 400 12 I'Sred*Ni 2 1 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Comstar class Commo Satellite WAC 5 9 Distant Fringe 0 1 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Denuli class Hunting Launch UK 50 12 Third Imperium 0 4 Yes. Published, canon smallcraft design.
Donosev class Survey Scout LU 400 15 Third Imperium 3 2 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Drag class Screening Cruiser CL 30,000 11 Grand Duchy of Marlheim 2 6 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Entremis class Military Transport QL 8,000 11 Unity of Sed 2 2 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Farrou class Far Trader A2 200 X Vargr Extents 2 2 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Gazelle class Close Escort EL 300/400 14 Third Imperium 5/4 5/4 Yes. Published, canon design with a Keith illustration.
Gormandoacy class Destroyer DD 5,000 15 Third Imperium 4 6 Yes. Published, canon starship design with a Keith illustration.
Hall class Destroyer DD 5,000 12 Principality of Caledon 3 6 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Inthe class Modular Cutter UMC 50 8 Third Imperium 0 2 Yes. Published, canon smallcraft design.
KE10 Rapacious class Fleet Escort EFE 1,000 10 Korsumug Empire 1 1 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Krinyaoth class Capsular Transport RC 2,000 25 Ancients X X Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Last Armada class Heavy Transport TC 50,000 11 Terran Confederation 2 1 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Generic Launch / Lifeboat UML 20 8 Third Imperium 0 1 Yes. Published, canon smallcraft design.
Leo class Ship's Boat UMB 30 9 Third Imperium 0 6 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Liberty III class Independent Merchant IA 1,000 15 Third Imperium 2 2 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Lirshala class Express Boat Tender XT 1,000 10 Third Imperium 1 1 Published, canon starship design with a Keith illustration.
Longbow class Destroyer DD 3,000 15 Third Imperium 6 3 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Malory Francis class Missile Corvette ECM 400 12 Sudi Verisian Navy 2 6 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Margaret class Longliner RP 1,000 12 Third Imperium 4 1 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Mineral class Cutter UMC 50 X Third Imperium 0 X Yes. Published, canon smallcraft design.
Mk 41 Mod 0 class Torpedo UD 0.003 10 Third Imperium 0 8 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Generic Modular Cutter UMC 50 12 Third Imperium 0 4 Yes. Published, canon starship design with a Keith illustration.
Mont-PC class Patrol Cutter UNS 50 12 Third Imperium 0 6 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Nimrod class Fuel Lighter TF 15,000 10 Distant Fringe 0 2 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Orowani Deep Space class
Light Liner
ML 6,000 11 Distant Fringe 2 2 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
P. F. Sloan class Fleet Escort EFE 5,000 15 Third Imperium 4 6 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Pratt class Gig UMG 20 14 Third Imperium 0 6 Yes. Published, canon smallcraft design.
Purcell class Express Boat Tender XT 1,000 10 Third Imperium 1 1 Yes. Published, canon starship design with a Keith illustration.
Rapier class War Cruiser CL 9,100 13 Darrian Confederation 4 4 No. Fan design, non-canon.
Roca Maestro class Modular Ore Hauler TCO 2,500 12 Third Imperium 0 4 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Sanctuary class Sensor Buoy WAS 50 11 Distant Fringe 0 1 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Seeker class Armored Merchant RMA 1,000 X Third Imperium 4 1 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Sentinel class Missile Platform WAH 30 11 Distant Fringe 0 1 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
SLC5 Kaayur class Super Battleship BBS 1,000,000 13 Isaiat Dominate 4 4 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Generic Slow Boat UMW 30 9 Third Imperium 0 3 Yes. Published, canon design with Keith illustration.
Sokhkhun class Raider Q-Carrier HQTV 400 10 Vargr Extents 1 3 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Staklen class Frontier Battleship BF 403,500 13 Zhodani Consulate 3 6
Switch Black class Intruder SG 100 12 Protectorate of Leset 2 2 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Telemon class Survey Scout SL 400 15 Third Imperium X X Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Tomar class Industrial Mining Launch UG 20 10 Third Imperium 0 1 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Type 37 class Interdiction Satellite WAI X X Third Imperium 0 0.25 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Type HL class Research Cruiser LS 600 X Hive Federation 3 1 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Type M class Subsidized Liner RP 600 TBD Third Imperium 1 3 Yes. Canon publication starship design with a Keith illustration.
Type MK class Transport RM 1,000 15 Third Imperium 2 1 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Type RT class Longliner RP 1,000 12 Third Imperium 4 1 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Type VA class Trader A2 200 X Vargr Extents 2 2 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Type XT class Express Boat Tender XT 1,000 10 Third Imperium 1 1 Yes. Published, canon starship design with a Keith illustration.
Type-1112 class Landing Boat UI 40 X Third Imperium 0 5 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Venters class Launch UML 20 9 Third Imperium 0 1 Yes. Published, canon smallcraft design.
Vlezhdatl class Strike Cruiser CS 2,000 14 Zhodani Consulate 1 4 Yes. Published, canon starship design with a Keith illustration.
4 Representative Ring Hull configuration ships

Class Superclass Tons TL Origin Jump G Canon
Class Superclass Tons TL Origin Jump G Canon
Fresnel Effect class Lab Ship LS 400 12 Third Imperium 2 1 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Kugashin class Laboratory Ship LS 400 13 Third Imperium 2 1.2 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Lavalier class Laboratory Ship LS 400 11 Third Imperium 2 1 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Type L class Laboratory Ship LS 400 11 Third Imperium 2 1 Yes. Published, canon starship design.

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